Blue KC CEO Erin Stucky Named to Top 50 Women CEOs of 2024 Skip to main content

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Erin Stucky, CEO, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, MO. (February 26, 2024) — Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City (Blue KC) President and Chief Executive Officer, Erin Stucky, has been named to The Top 50 Women Chief Executive Officers of 2024 by Women We Admire, a publication dedicated to recognizing the achievements of exceptional women across industries. Among Fortune 500 companies, only around 10% of CEOs are women, even though, according to Women We Admire, research shows women leaders improve collaboration and inspire employees to be more dedicated to a company’s mission.

In their announcement of this year’s awardees, Women We Admire wrote, “[Stucky] leads the company with a lifelong dedication to healthcare, a deep commitment to the Kansas City region, and extensive expertise in business and health advocacy. As the leader of Kansas City’s largest health benefits provider with more than 1 million members, Stucky is committed to Blue KC’s mission of making healthcare more affordable and positioning Blue KC to respond to the ever-evolving healthcare environment.”

Stucky, who began her tenure as President and Chief Executive Officer in 2019, succeeded Blue KC’s first ever female CEO, Danette Wilson, who spent more than three decades with the company.

Award recipients demonstrated the focus, drive, and commitment of today’s women CEOs. As the highest-ranking executive, the CEO is responsible for making major corporate decisions and guiding the strategic direction of the company. The role also sets the tone for the overall culture and values, while ensuring financial prosperity.

View the full list of awardees HERE.

About Women We Admire

Women We Admire provides news and information on today’s women leaders in business, entertainment, sports, motherhood, medicine, law, and many other fields. We cover a broad range of topics and areas of interest aimed at recognizing the achievements of exceptional women while inspiring others to aim high and continue their journey towards reaching their full potential. Women We Admire and its affiliates circulate its content to over 32,000 individuals and businesses.

About Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City, the largest not-for-profit health insurer in Missouri and the only not-for-profit commercial health insurer in Kansas City, has been part of the Kansas City community since 1938. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City provides health coverage services to more than one million residents in the greater Kansas City area, including Johnson and Wyandotte counties in Kansas and 30 counties in Northwest Missouri. Our mission: to provide affordable access to healthcare and to improve the health of our members. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. For more information on the company, visit its website at